The Oppo A97 5G is a new budget smartphone that Oppo has introduced in China. Through teasers and leaks, some of the information about this phone was already available last week. Let’s look at all it offers, along with the cost and availability.
Specifications for the Oppo A97 5G
The flat-frame design of the Oppo A97 5G is present. Two circles for cameras are housed in a rectangular island on the back panel. The gadget weighs 188g and has dimensions of 163.8 75.1 7.99mm.
The device sports a 6.56-inch LCD screen with a dewdrop notch, a 90Hz refresh rate, and a resolution of 2408 x 1080 pixels. Dual stereo speakers that support Dirac are coupled with the display.
A Mediatek Dimensity 810 chipset, along with 12GB of RAM and 256GB of storage, power the device. On top of Android 12, it boots ColorOS 12.
On the back, it has a 48MP + 2MP dual-camera system. On the front, though, there is an 8MP camera.
The smartphone has a dual-SIM card slot, 5G, dual-band WiFi, Bluetooth, and GNSS as connectivity options. There is a 3.5mm headphone socket, a side-mounted fingerprint sensor, and a USB Type-C port.
The device’s 5,000mAh battery supports 33W rapid charging, and it is the last component.
Price and Availability for Oppo A97 5G
In China, the Oppo A97 5G is available for 1,999 Yuan ($298) in a single 12GB + 256GB memory combination. It is available in both blue and black color variants.
Pre-orders for the device can be made starting today (July 11), and it will go on sale on July 15 at 10 AM CST.
Whether or if this smartphone will be sold in other countries is unknown at this time.